2014 SEC Freshman of the Week (4/21)
2014 All-SEC First Team
2014 SEC All-Freshman Team
2014 NFCA All-South Region First Team
2014 NFCA All-American Second Team
2014 LSWA Freshman of the Year
2014 LSWA All-Louisiana First Team
FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)
Played in all but two games in her first season at LSU, splitting time between designated player, catcher and shortstop… Was named first team All-SEC, becoming the sixth freshman in team history to make first team and second to land in the designated player spot, and to the SEC All-Freshman team… Became the fifth player in team history to make the top all-region squad in their first season and the first to do so since Rachele Fico did in her freshman season in 2010… Was the 16th All-American selection in program history, and is the first player to earn a spot at designated player and the fifth to be named second team… Led the team in batting average (.341), home runs (17), RBI (55), slugging percentage (.699) and total bases (121), while finishing second in doubles (9) and on-base percentage (.445) and third in runs scored (40)… Broke the single-season home run mark formerly held by Leslie Klein which was set in 2004, finishing 23rd in the country and sixth in the SEC in the category… Her 55 RBI are the second-most by a freshman in their first year at LSU… The .699 slugging percentage is second all-time in a single year for a Tiger in program history… Was 2-for-2 in stolen bases and attempts… Had a .985 fielding percentage as a catcher and infielder… Led the team in hitting in conference games with a .386 average which was tied for sixth best in the league… In the league she finished in the top ten in multiple categories, including seventh in total bases (54), seventh in slugging percentage (.771), tied for tenth in total hits (27), and tied for seventh in home runs (7)… Only struck out 15 times, which is the second-lowest amount for the everyday starters… Went on a season-long, nine-game hitting streak from April 18-May 2 which was the third longest on the team… Led the team with 15 multi-RBI games, including six games with two RBI, eight games with three RBI and one game with four RBI… Earned 13 multi-hit games, with 10 games of two hits, two games with three hits and being the only player to earn five hits in a game on the season… Reached base in 18 consecutive games at the end of the season, the second longest streak for any player on the team… Went 2-for-2 with three RBI against SIU Edwardsville (Feb. 7)… Scored her first home run of the season against Central Arkansas for her only hit of the game against the Bears (Feb. 9)… Hit her first double of the season in a 2-for-3 outing against George Washington (Feb. 15)… Hit the second of her two doubles during the Tiger Invitational weekend going 1-for-4 against Penn State with an RBI and run scored (Feb. 17)… Was 1-for-3 against Long Beach State, driving in three RBI against the 49’ers (Feb. 20)… Had a 2-for-3 game against Cal State Fullerton, driving in three runs with a run scored and a home run versus the Titans (Feb. 21)… Went 2-for-3 against Harvard (Feb. 28)… Hit a three-run bomb in a rout of Jackson State in her only hit of the contest (Feb. 28)… Hit the team’s second grand slam of the season against Lamar which accounted for her only hit of the game (March 1)… Became the first player since Tammy Wray last season to hit two home runs in a single game with two solo home runs in game two against Auburn where she went 3-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored (March 8)… Went 2-for-4 against Florida in the series opener, hitting two home runs for the second time on the year and second time in three games with three RBI and two runs scored… Went 2-for-3 with an RBI in game two of the Alabama series (March 29)… Went 1-for-3 with an RBI against ULM (April 1)… Had the game-tying RBI single in the series opener against Tennessee (April 4)… Hit .571 in games against McNeese State and Georgia, going 4-for-7 with a walk and no strikeouts… Hit her tenth home run of the season in the series opener against South Carolina on a two-run shot, while scoring twice and earning two walks (April 18)… Became just the third player in team history to earn five hits in a single game, going 5-for-5 and a home run short of the cycle with a double, first career triple, RBI and three runs scored in game two against the Gamecocks (April 19)… Earned her sixth consecutive hit in her opening at-bat in the finale against the Gamecocks (April 20)… Went 1-for-3 with a double and an RBI in the win over South Alabama (April 23)… Crushed her 11th home run of the season in the opener against Ole Miss, going 2-for-3 with three RBI and three runs scored (April 25)… Hit her sixth double of the season in game two against the Rebels going 2-for-3 with an RBI and run scored (April 26)… Had a double with two RBI and a run scored in the finale against the Rebels (April 27)… Finished a triple short of the cycle against the Lady Lions going 3-for-4 with a single, double and home run, finishing with three RBI and two runs scored (April 30)… Hit her 13th home run of the season in the first inning, a two-run shot on her only hit of the game in going 1-for-2 with two RBI and a run scored and two walks against Mississippi State (May 2)… Went 2-for2 with a double, two RBI and two runs scored and a walk in the 6-0 win over Missouri in the SEC Tournament opener (May 8)… Tied the program single-season home run mark in the NCAA Tucson Regional opener against Louisville, going 1-for-1 with an RBI, run scored and three walks (May 16)… Went 1-for-2 against Arizona with a run scored and two walks (May 17)… Set the home run mark with a three-run jack to break a 3-3 tie against Boston University in going 1-for-4 with a run scored (May 17)… Hit her third home run of the regional against the Wildcats with an RBI and run scored (May 18)… Hit her third home run in the last three games and fourth of the regional in a 1-for-2 afternoon with two RBI and a run scored against Arizona (May 18).
Four-year letterwinner for Debbie Garcia at Redlands East Valley High School in California … Collected 2012 & 2013 MaxPreps All-America First-Team honors … Notched Varsity All-League First-Team selections during all four seasons highlighted by 2012 & 2013 Citrus Belt League’s (CBL) MVP award … Marked first time in CBL history that a junior earned the honor … Garnered multiple CIF-Southern Section Division 2 First-Team picks … Team won a pair of California state championships … Posted a .548 batting average, 11 home runs and 48 RBIs as a senior … Also lettered in volleyball … Won travel ball national titles with the Corona Angles and Victory.
Daughter of William and Mary Jaquish … Born on January 9, 1995 … Has two siblings: Carissa (23) and Jenna (19) … Carissa played softball at Notre Dame (200-07), while Jenna enters her junior season at Monmouth in 20014 … Majoring in mass communication and broadcast journalism.